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With phishing and social engineering maintaining their position as the top driver of cyber disruptions, there is a need for a stronger cyber resilience culture across organizations, and a focus on the human aspects of the threat. This is one of the key findings of the Cyber Resilience Report, published today by the Business Continuity Institute.
There is considerable room for improvement in both public and private schemes that could help encourage risk reduction behaviours and reduce losses in future disasters, according to a study conducted across Austria, England and Romania. The study provides a detailed look at different public and private incentives for risk reduction and their association with actual risk reduction behaviour.
The Business Continuity Institute is pleased to announce the shortlist for its Americas Awards, an annual celebration of the best, brightest and most innovative in the business continuity and resilience industry across the region. The awards are due to be presented at DRJ's Fall World in Phoenix, Arizona on the 19th September.
The UK's top firms and charities urgently need to do more to protect themselves from online threats, with 1 in 10 FTSE 350 companies operating without a response plan for a cyber incident, and only 6% of businesses completely prepared for new data protection rules, according to the UK Government's FTSE 350 Cyber Governance Health Check.
ISO standards are reviewed every five years to ensure they are kept up-to-date and relevant to the needs of users, and the time has come for business continuity management to be put under the spotlight and examined as to whether any revisions or amendments are required.
For the first time since 1979, the United States will have a front row seat to a total solar eclipse stretching 70 miles wide and following a path from Oregon to South Carolina. While this is a hotly anticipated event that is generating plenty of excitement among prospective viewers, much to many employers’ dismay, it is taking place right in the middle of the Monday workday.
The risk of a data breach is increasing in the retail industry as retailers accumulate more and more personal information on their customers as part of their ‘Big Data’ initiatives. As such, the number of retail businesses reporting data breaches to the Information Commissioner's Office has doubled in just one year, jumping from 19 in 2015/16 to 38 in 2016/17, says law firm, RPC.
By 2100, two in three people living in Europe may be affected by weather-related disasters, according to a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health which sheds light on the expected burden of climate change on societies across Europe.
The Business Continuity Institute is pleased to announce the shortlist for its Africa Awards, an annual celebration of the best, brightest and most innovative in the business continuity and resilience industry across the region. The awards are due to be presented at a ceremony at a Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Johannesburg on the 12th September.
When the United Kingdom exits the European Union, the four freedoms that currently exist will be no more. The free movement of goods, services, capital and people will probably be gone, and more restrictions will be placed on their movements across borders. The free movement of people is the primary reason that many people voted to leave the European Union in the first place.
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for Business Continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide. The BCI offers a wide range of resources for business professionals concerned... Show more
The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) is the world’s leading institute for Business Continuity. Established in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading membership and certifying organization for Business Continuity (BC) professionals worldwide. The BCI offers a wide range of resources for business professionals concerned with raising levels of resilience within their organization or considering a career in business continuity.
With circa 8,000 members in more than 100 countries worldwide, working in in an estimated 3,000 organizations in private, public and third sectors, the BCI truly is the world’s leading institute for business continuity.
The BCI stands for excellence in the business continuity profession and its Statutory grades provide assurance of technical and professional competency in BC.
The BCI Partnership, through corporate membership, offers organizations the opportunity to work with the BCI to promote best practice in business continuity and to raise their corporate profile in the global BC arena. The BCI Corporate Partnership currently has approximately 120 Partners worldwide.
The BCI seeks to promote and facilitate the adoption of good business continuity practice worldwide by:
Raising standards in business continuity
Undertaking industry research
Driving thought leadership in business continuity
Facilitating the sharing of best practice in business continuity
Training and certifying BC professionals
Raising the value of the BC profession
Developing the business case for business continuity